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ipv6: fix icmp6_dst_alloc()

commit 87a1157 ( ipv6: Move xfrm_lookup() call down into
icmp6_dst_alloc().) forgot to convert one error path, leading
to crashes in mld_sendpack()

Many thanks to Dave Jones for providing a very complete bug report.

Reported-by: Dave Jones <>
Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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Eric Dumazet authored and davem330 committed Mar 14, 2012
1 parent 762ad8a commit 122bdf67f15a22bcabf6c2cab3a545d17ccf68dc
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  1. +1 −1 net/ipv6/route.c
@@ -1077,7 +1077,7 @@ struct dst_entry *icmp6_dst_alloc(struct net_device *dev,
struct net *net = dev_net(dev);
if (unlikely(!idev))
- return NULL;
+ return ERR_PTR(-ENODEV);
rt = ip6_dst_alloc(&net->ipv6.ip6_dst_ops, dev, 0);
if (unlikely(!rt)) {

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